The Story So Far
'Without' follows a man who has had his life pulled from under him, leaving him sleeping rough on the streets. One day he crosses paths with a teenage girl who has left home as a last resort, due to her family's rejection of her relationship with another girl. The audience watches as this homeless man, looked down upon by many passersby, helps this scared teenager while also battling his own demons and fear of rejection.
While the musical aims to start conversations about the issues of homelessness & discrimination, the primary message is one of acceptance & positivity. 'Without' is aimed at all ages.
You can listen to a concept album of the whole musical here: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkZou6LnwJSXIplZxxRIc9SwegPFUc2_g
Starring: Hazel Blacher, Heather Brown, Katy Jackson, Karolina Mikutaite, Gabriel Swarbrick, Darragh Chaplin, Laura Brown, Murray Reid & Emily Clarke
Currently the script is in development and Ben is actively looking for collaborators with a view to staging a live production of the musical.